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The Center for States designs products, services, and learning experiences to increase understanding and awareness, and build knowledge and skills. The Center focuses its attention on developing products and resources on several core organizational and practice topics.

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The Center for States provides research assistance and responds to information requests on building capacity in child welfare.

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Explores how to design, integrate, and implement financial capability services into existing programs targeted at youth who are transitioning out of foster care to help them manage their financial resources and avoid chronic financial instability. 

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Get informed about creating normalcy for LGBTQ children and youth in foster care and browse relevant examples.

Webinar

Provides an overview of resources and strategies to enhance approaches for providing financial capability training for youth who are transitioning out of foster care. 

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Explores the Youth Thrive Protective and Promotive Factors Framework, which is designed to support agencies in their efforts to help youth achieve healthy development and well-being as well as reduce the impact of negative life experiences, including toxic stress and trauma.

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Provides information to support State planning and implementation of the reasonable and prudent parent standard (RPPS), the standard that child welfare agencies must apply to foster parent and caregiver decisions related to youth in foster care as required by the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act (P.L. 113-183). 

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Provides information on how to engage youth and young adults in child welfare practice and how to use certain strategies to support youth engagement. 

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Explore promising practices in pregnancy, parenting, and prevention services and view practice examples, including evidence-based programs, in-home services, and specialized units.

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Explores promising practices in pregnancy, parenting, and prevention services; strategies to implement supportive programming for prevention efforts; the need for sexual health services for transitioning youth; the benefits of agency collaboration; and barriers to the provision of effective sexual health services and strategies to overcome these barriers.